Rev. Eusebius Mbidoaka, Ph.D., S.T.D.
Thank you for your interest in St. John the Baptist Parish. We invite you to become involved with your faith life in our parish and continue your spiritual growth through the many resources offered here. St. John the Baptist Church offers weekday and Sunday Masses as well as Eucharistic Adoration. The parish has programs in education and pastoral ministry for children, youth and adults as well as a vibrant social ministry outreach. The programs and services of the parish continue to grow. St. John’s school provides an excellent education in an intentionally Catholic environment. Each new parishioner adds a richness to our faith community which allows us to reflect more fully the Body of Christ in today’s society.
Calendar of Upcoming Events
* St. John the Baptist Catholic School Mega Raffle
* EDGE Youth Group
* PSR Christmas Bingo
* Knights of Columbus
* Daughters of Isabella
School News from the Principal
We would like to thank everyone who helped with the St. John's "Drive for the Kids" fundraiser. Thanks to those who came and drove. Thank you to everyone who came and supported the Beta Club Spaghetti Dinner. Thank you to the Beta Club parents and students for their help.
Update of some of our fundraisers: The "Bucket for Benefit" laundry detergent fundraiser made a profit of $3415.00. The Ice Cream Social made a profit of $2216.15 and the Butter Braids made a profit of $3062.80. Thank you to all of our chair people and workers and to all who help support these fundraisers.
The Beta Club/Red Cross Blood Drive is Tuesday, October 25 from 2:30 — 6:30. Forms went home last week for you to set up an appointment if you would like to donate blood. Our goal is 40 pints. If you would like to donate and need a form, please call the office at 937-2017. Please ask your friends and neighbors to help if they can.
We have a Confirmation date! Thursday, May 11 at 6:00 pm. Confirmation Parents: Please mark your calendars for Wednesday, November 2 at 6:00. We will hold the mandatory parent meeting for Confirmation. Sponsor and candidate booklets will be passed out at this time and details and dates will also be gone over with parents. It would be a good idea for candidates to be there as well.
The Initial Child Protection training is set for Saturday, October 29 at 10 am. This training is for anyone who had not completed this training. The necessary paperwork for the Initial training is on the website www.stjohnswestfrankfort.com. Those who have done at least the Initial will need to complete the Refresher training. The training instructions are on the website at www.stjohnswestfrankfort.com. You will need to complete this training to be in compliance with our Fair Share Hour program.
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